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The National Kidney Foundation recommends that an estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) of greater than 90 milliliters per minute per 1.73 meters squared be called normal kidney function.  Unfortunately, our equations that we use to estimate the GFR are not very accurate above 60 milliliters per minute per 1.73 meters squared and so we have limitations in our laboratory accuracy.  ...
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I do not know of any answer for this. Each person is different, with a different muscle mass, a different medical history and different genetics. A normal estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) is greater than 60 milliliters per minute per 1.73 meters squared for any age. If you wish to calculate your eGFR, you can go to our web site and enter your vital information at: ...
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I am unable to make a diagnosis of chronic kidney disease (CKD) based on the information that you provide.  You have risk factors for CKD including high blood pressure and diabetes and should have...
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I am an adult nephrologist and do not see children. We sometimes see a very high estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) with protein in the urine in patients with diabetes. I do not know of any other diseases that may cause this. Your physician may need to consider a kidney biopsy.
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The serum creatinine tests and the estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) tests are estimates of kidney function.  They do not provide a diagnosis of chronic kidney disease (CKD) or its cause.  A diagnosis of CKD and a specific cause for the kidney disease must be established by your physician.
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If these results have been present for greater than three months, this qualifies as Stage 3 chronic kidney disease (CKD) using the National Kidney Foundation's staging criteria for CKD.
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There is no problem with hair care, hair perm or hair dye in a patient with chronic kidney disease (CKD).
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I do not recommend any specific limit or encouragement of fluids. Your kidneys are capable of adapting to intakes of fluid between 500 milliliters to 10 or more liters of fluid per day. This would be from 1/2 quart to greater than 10 quarts per day.
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An increase in the estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) is not a problem. Only a decrease is a problem. The GFRAA means the eGFR in an African American (AA) if that applies to you. If you are not African American, the appropriate test for you in the GFRnon-AA.
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An estimated glomerular filtration rate of 62 milliliters per minute per 1.73 meters squared is normal for a female of age 64 years.
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